Congressional Hearing to Consider Single-Payer Healthcare

Congressional Hearing to Consider Single-Payer Healthcare

by National Nurses Movement

Tue Jun 09, 2009 at 12:51:45 PM PDT

The official silence on Capitol Hill on single payer — at least in the House — is ending.

Thanks to the ongoing pressure and dedication of single payer activists across the country, who the Washington Post noted this past weekend, “have spent months hounding Democratic lawmakers and organizing demonstrations, including one that resulted in 13 arrests at a Senate hearing last month,” a Congressional committee will for the first time in the current proceedings on healthcare reform, hold a public hearing on single payer Wednesday.

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